Riverside, California 2021-09-08 12:12:36 –
A man from Corpus Christi, a convict on death row who killed Pablo Castro in 2004, is scheduled to be executed Wednesday night.
John Henry Ramirez, 37, was sentenced to death by the state in 2008 for a fatal puncture wound by a 45-year-old convenience store clerk Castro during a robbery in 2004. received.
Ramirez will be lethal injected at the Walls Unit in Huntsville on Wednesday at 6 pm.His execution will come in a few weeks The court dismissed his request to have the minister put his hand down when he died...
Ramirez is a 20-year-old kitchen worker who and two women confront Castro outside Corpus Christi’s Times Market in search of money to buy drugs.
According to a previous Caller-Times articleRamirez hit Castro and stabbed him 29 times with a 6-inch serrated knife. The three left $ 1.25.
Women Christina Chavez and Angela Rodriguez were arrested and sentenced to imprisonment after a while. Ramirez was arrested on the Texas-Mexico border in February 2008.
Ramirez’s execution has been delayed twice in the past.
In February 2017, Ramirez’s execution was reserved by a federal judge after a problem with a lawyer.
In 2020, Ramirez’s new execution date has been set. However, after lawyers expressed concern about the outbreak of the coronavirus, its enforcement was also postponed by a state district judge.
Most recently, Ramirez demanded that the execution be suspended after filing a federal proceeding against the Texas Criminal Justice Department. He demanded that Danamoua, a pastor of Corpus Christi’s Second Baptist Church, put his hand during the execution.
Ramirez argues in a proceeding filed in the U.S. District Court in Southern Texas that the conditions for performing his scheduled lethal injection set by the TDCJ violate his Amended Article 1 rights. doing.
According to Ramirez’s request for “the presence of his spiritual adviser in the execution room before and during execution”, and his Christian religious beliefs, “his spiritual adviser hands him at the time of his death. According to his demand lawsuit against “putting”, it was rejected by the TDCJ.
Ramirez argues that the refusal of these demands violates his rights under the First Amendment’s Freedom Movement clause and the 2000 Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. ..
The state denied Ramirez’s request to continue executions.
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